The prime expectation and the noble vision of all religions is to promote spiritual and moral well-being of humankind. All their religious rituals and celebrations recall those core values ofreligious teachings.
Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) recently launched the report of the Child Activity Survey 2016 conducted in assistance with the International Labor Organization (ILO). The previous such surveys were conducted in 1999 and 2008/09.
Political issues prevailing in the country for over 30 -40 years due to the difference in religion and nationality cannot be resolved over night and the progress of discussions recently initiated in this regard is visible at present, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesighe.
Department of Census and Statistics, on 17 November 2016 conducted the Census of Public and Semi Government Sector Employment 2016 which is the eighth in a series of censuses conducted by the Department (DCS).
Army Headquarters has noted with dismay a recent statement, alleged to have been made by the head of an ethnic reconciliation body on sexual exploitation and abuses of Tamil women by the Army in the post war scenario. The Army categorically denies the same as a baseless allegation.